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Sumann, Khvostenko win World Cup biathlon races

Updated: January 21, 2007, 3:02 PM ET
Associated Press

POKLJUKA, Slovenia -- Christoph Sumann of Austria won a men's biathlon World Cup 15-kilometer mass start race Sunday, while Tim Burke was sixth for the best American finish in a biathlon event in seven years.

Oksana Khvostenko of Ukraine also hit all targets to win the women's event.

Burke, from Paul Smiths, N.Y., was 1 minute, 29.40 seconds behind Sumann as he matched Jay Hakkinen's sixth-place finish in the pursuit at Ruhpolding in January 2000.

Burke, who had never ...

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